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Cyber Crime

Undergraduate | MAQ-PICX2001 | 2024

Study method
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Assessments
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
Duration
18 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024

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Cyber Crime

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:

    1. Describe and discuss criminological theories and how they relate to cybercrime.
    2. Engage in informed, scholarly debate about cybercrime and their potential impact on globalised society with fellow students and staff.
    3. Explain the importance of cyberspace in changing the nature of offending, policing and victimisation.
    4. Research and synthesise relevant policy issues.
    5. Demonstrate the ability to communicate ideas in a clear and effective manner.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Others

Pre-requisite
50cp at 1000 level or above

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements -

    Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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UndergraduateMAQ-BSS-DEG

Bachelor of Security Studies

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